NFLPA drops Deflategate appeal

Monday October 3rd, 2016

The NFL Players Association has dropped its appeal of Deflategate after consulting with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, it announced on Sunday.

This means that the saga has finally come to an end, with Brady dropping his appeal back in July and serving the final game of his suspension on Sunday. Though the ban was up, the NFLPA was still seeking to get Brady some of the money that he was owed as a result of the case.

There is always the chance that Brady could bring a defamation lawsuit, but that does not seem likely. The controversy seems to be dead for good.

– Kenny Ducey

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